Elegant boulevards, ancient barrios and new-fangled districts forged in modern glass and steel: Lisbon has all the eye candy today’s style-savvy weekenders require. Add to that vibrant restaurants and a bar scene that buzzes till late, and you’ll need all the stamina you can muster if you’re to do this magic capital of Portugal justice. But city breaks are also about relaxing, remember. When you need to cool your cobble-challenged heels, Lisbon has plenty of hotels with peace-inducing pools. Follow our drift, book into one of these great pads, and your stay will go swimmingly.